Stories tagged “poem”

  • Watch The Skies

    They ride, they fly, The villagers cry, You must watch the skies. They shine, they blind, The opponents find, You must watch the skies. They growl, they sing, The forests and trees ring, You must watch the skies. The very sight can make you pale, So hu...

  • I Don't Know.

    forget the sound of my voice that I ever walked this green earth at the same pace that everyone else did but I could never keep up. don’t worry about me. where I’m going you don’t need thoughts just an eternally warm bed and eyes closed forever. ...

  • Broken-Winged

    Just like Icarus, We were soaring. Together. Higher than we Ever had imagined. Bliss. The flight was turbulent, But there was no stop in sight. Invincible. Until I saw you reach Into your cloaked pocket. Eager. I began to Free-fall. Confused. I looked ...

  • Empty-Headed Exploration

    My eyes are not my property; They’re not mine to control. They build massive earthen towers Out of pebbles set by moles. They judge without a jury, Follow no established laws, They wander and decide alone With no apparent cause. There is no brain...

    • Author: Stovohobo
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Suicide (repost for challenge)

    I’ve got suicide on my mind. It’s drifting through my thoughts. I’ve got suicide on my mind. Not my own, but yours. I hope it solved your problems, Because it’s left me with my own. You’ve left me so many questions, About why you had to go. W...

  • Man on the Corner

    Man on the corner Where did you go Tattered sign and all Shabby clothes to make the look Forlorn look In the pouring rain Man on the corner Where did you go Life seems to beat The sould from its shell Left as a husk No move left to make Life in the ba...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • Letting Go [poem]

    There is a time for everything you say And I have seen this day by day. Before I saw what I wanted come But now I feel that time is done. What I needed, wanted my desire Consumed me like a raging fire; But I realize now that it cannot last Years from...

  • Loss

    The sun smiles at me,  and I turn my back. Birds call to me,  and I pretend not to hear. Warm breezes try to catch me,  and I run from them. Spring has sprung, but I have to go to work.

  • Water-atKe

    Water-atKe A poem for a young woman and her unknown wonders Golden, as gold is she though she knows not. Her sapphire eyes are as the sea endless and breathe taking pulling you deep into a vast and powerful intellect. As she enters absolute silence wa...

    • Author: Mentis
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
  • LIES, Lime, and Life

    I said I’d do my best, But I’ve failed near every test. I said I was doing fine, As my grades, they did decline. I said I’d tell the truth, But it doesn’t take a sleuth, To see my life’s a sham. A big lie is all I am. A hy...

  • Poem: Growing Up

    Sometimes, you don’t even see it happening. You were that littler girl, so small but felt so big. Life was simple, no sharp turns, no bumps along the way, no sickness from the joyful but treacherous ride. It was all smooth and easy. Peanut butte...

  • Poem: Who I Am

    Change is common, Change is necessary. But I will not change. For I am only a baby blue; Not a bold red or yellow. I do not take chances, Chances that could change everything… Changing schools, homes, friends… I must become my own hero, Who...

  • Focus

    Oh my God, Sarah, what they’re saying about Haiti is crazy. What’s happening now? They’re predicting thousands have died, and even more have been injured. No way! I know, the people in Haiti are just waiting for help to come. That would be so te...

    • Author: Katie Kim
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Un-sweet

    no sugar? melancholy drips from your eyes. be careful, don’t let it get into the cardboard cup looks up scared of what he might see. steam quivers towards the sky, bitter bitter steam. sip sip sip swallow gulp. beating underneath your shirt, teari...

  • For the Record

    for the record, I get up at 5:45 every day try to make myself pretty and shuffle off to school. I stumble into Spanish at 7:29 because school starts at 7:30 and being late means detention. I wait for 6.5 hours then practice theatre for 4 and if I corre...

  • Love is not love

    It alters not & if it does, was not - But I knew different, didn’t i? It came in with a rush of all it could be A goodness and mercy over-running my table But I knew different, didn’t I? I portioned out the parts to share Of goodness, with merc...

  • Push (poetic version)

    “They Gave me a Gun. But I took the world.” They spat in my face, I drowned in the shame. They punched my gut, the blow felt like a bullet. So don’t pretend like it’s okay, when you made it the opposite. Don’t nod your head and sympathi...

  • Contradictions

    You Dismiss me Then you “miss me” Oblivious of causing misery Taking me skeptically… seriously? I bet you’re also voluminous when hush, Stupid but simultaneously straight A studious, Sound asleep while wide-awake and resting in ...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • What is Left

    Do not trust in words. What trust is made in letters Leaves as ink fades, Bread crumbs thinly spread across the forest floor, A pale trail too easily picked apart By harsh birds’ beaks. Never could we learn of more. We had lost our way unawares b...

    • Author: Lighty
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Look to the Stars

    I just ask this promise, Please keep my heart with you, When the moon doesn’t shine, I surely do miss you. But when it is gone, I look to the stars, The infinite count, Still truly is ours. Though space comes between us, I will never be far, The ...

  • MC T.

    (MC T. snatches the mic from mid-air and climbs up on stage.) “Mc Mess and Muffin Talk tough but they’re bluffing— Straight blowing the mic When they’re huffing and puffing Put those air-heads on a spike And watch ‘em pop ...

  • Streams of Gold

    Sandwiched between layers, Premier breakfast players, Anticipate morning fun, One stab later, From hungry haters, Cause broken yolks to run

  • A Good Egg

    Cool. Smooth. Round. Liberated from soft cardboard Corners and edges, crush and smash. tears. clarity drips to black Turns white.

  • Eventually [A Poem]

    I miss the way we used to be when i was safe within your arms when we could reach the stars. Your warm embrase sheilding me from pain you would hold me tight and never let me go promised you would never leave You broke your promise. At least we have th...

    • Author: LK Bradford
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • You Should Know [A Poem]

    You should know you hurt Her You should know She cried You should know She won’t speak You should know a part of Her died You should know what happened From Her point of view You should know the whole story Not just what She tells you. She should...

    • Author: LK Bradford
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5